Brownsville

Shortage of local ambulances causes concern

"Our concern is that the city has outgrown the EMS system," said Brownsville Firefighters Association president Carlos Elizondo.

Pet owners resort to Facebook to find their lost pets

Brownsville’s social media world is filling up with posts about lost pets.

Brownsville PD warning BPUB customers of phone scam

The Brownsville Police Department has received several reports in the last two weeks about a scam involving BPUB customers to pay their bill with pre-paid cards.

I69E/US77 north and southbound lanes to be closed for connector project

The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority announced that I69E/US77 north and southbound lanes will be closed due to construction of the SH550 connector project.

$481K to improve quality of life in Brownsville

Every year, Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation takes a quarter percent of the city's sales tax for projects that improve the quality of life in the community.

Cocaine seizure at Brownsville Port of Entry keeps drugs off street

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers intercepted a load of cocaine, before it could make it to U.S. streets at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge.

Driver and passenger charged with seven counts of smuggling of illegal immigrants

Two men have been charged with seven counts human smuggling after fleeing the scene of an accident and leaving their passengers behind.

Pet of the Week

On this Monday's segment of "Pet of the Week", we're going to introduce you to two pups named Bruno and Rey.

HEB cooks free meals for local Firefighters

Today more than 500 HEB employees in the Rio Grande Valley visited with local fire stations as part of their ‘Helping Heroes’ volunteer program.

Brownsville talks plans for fiscal year 2015

$132 million is the proposed budget for Brownsville's 2015 fiscal year, which begins on October 1.

Accident sends 7 people to the hospital

UPDATE: Brownsville police report that a concerned citizen called authorities in reference to witnessing a vehicle picking up several individuals suspected of being illegal in the country.

Brownsville HOME program receives $1.6M grant

U.S. Representative Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) announced the City of Brownsville, Texas is receiving $1,607,778 in Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Brownsville man arrested for theft of packages at UPS drop box

Police arrests a Brownsville man after he admits to stealing several shipping packages from a drop box.

Registered sex offender sentenced to 20 years in prison for indecency with a child

A jury in the 404th state District Court found Harlingen man and registered sex offender Gregorio Gonzalez Jr. guilty of indecency with a child by exposure and was sentenced by the judge to 20 years in prison.